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  • Sister Eleanor (Mother Mary Kentigern) Carbin, SHCJ

    Sister Eleanor (Mother Mary Kentigern) Carbin, SHCJ (Jan. 11) in Rosemont, Penn. Funeral Mass celebrated at Holy Child Chapel, Rosemont, Penn., for the daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (Lambe) Carbin and sister of Richard of Melrose. During 79 years of religious life, Sister Eleanor served in congregational assignments in Ghana; Nigeria; Slovakia; Calif.; N.Y.; Ore.; Penn.; and, locally, at Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Melrose. Sister Eleanor was buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia, Penn.

  • Sister Estelle (Estelle-du-Sacre Coeur) Grenier, SSA

    Sister Estelle (Estelle-du-Sacre Coeur) Grenier, SSA (Jan. 9) in Marlborough. Private funeral celebrated on Jan. 13 at Sisters of the Assumption Convent, Marlborough, for the daughter of the late Ronaldo and Eva (Gauthier) Grenier; and sister of Ronald; George; Peter; and Edmond, all of Salem. During 68 years of religious life, Sister Estelle served in congregational assignments in Indian Orchard; Petersham; Millbury; Southbridge; and, locally, at Saint Jean Baptiste (French), Lynn; Sacred Heart (French) Brockton; Saint Joseph (French), Lowell; and Saint Therese of Lisieux (French), Dracut. Sister Estelle was buried in East Street Cemetery, Petersham.

  • Sister Joan (Joan Elizabeth) Mayer, SC

    Sister Joan (Joan Elizabeth) Mayer, SC (Jan. 14) in Wellesley. Private funeral services celebrated at Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley, for the daughter of the late Harry and Mildred (Hutton) Mayer and sister of Theresa Cataleno, Marlton, N.J. During 74 years of religious life, Sister Joan served in congregational assignments in N.Y.; and, locally, Marillac Residence and Elizabeth Seton Residence, both in Wellesley. Sister Joan was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Needham.

  • Hannah (McGrath) Blinn

    Hannah (McGrath) Blinn (Jan. 12) in Peabody. Funeral Mass celebrated at Saint Mary, Lynn, for the mother of Michael, Lynn; and sister of the late Sister Bernadette Mary McGrath, SNDdeN. Mrs. Blinn was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Lynn.

  • Stephen J. Hamm

    Stephen J. Hamm (Jan. 13) in Bellingham. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 18 at Saint Blase, Bellingham, for the brother of Sister Karen Joseph Hamm, FSP, Jamaica Plain; Christine Manois, Virginia Beach, Va.; Douglas, Nashua, N.H.; Cynthia, West Roxbury; and Claudia, Braintree. Mr. Hamm was buried in Saint Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Bellingham.

  • Sister Stephen Marie (Juliana) Barney, CJC

    Sister Stephen Marie (Juliana) Barney, CJC (Jan. 9) in Brockton. Funeral Mass celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Convent, Brockton, for the daughter of the late John and Genevieve (Karalunas) Barney. During 69 years of religious life, Sister Stephen Marie served in congregational assignments in Conn.; Penn.; Saint Peter (Lithuanian), South Boston; and Saint Casimir (Lithuanian), Brockton. Sister Stephen Marie was buried in Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery, Brockton.

  • Sister Mary Gemma Gargano, SHCJ

    Sister Mary Gemma Gargano, SHCJ (Jan. 7) in Rosemont, Penn. Funeral celebrated at Holy Child Chapel, Rosemont, Penn., for the daughter of the late Emilio and Concetta (Buccillli) Gargano. During 79 years of religious life, Sister Mary Gemma, who was a Revere native, served in congregational assignments in Ill.; N.J.; N.Y.; and Penn. Sister Mary Gemma was buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia, Penn.

  • Sister Eileen Kinnarney, DC

    Sister Eileen Kinnarney, DC (Dec. 28) in Albany, N.Y. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 4 at Saint Louise House, Mendands, N.Y., for the daughter of the late Hubert and Margaret (Garvin) Kinnarney. During 59 years of religious life, Sister Eileen, a Framingham native, served in congregational assignments in Cambodia; Thailand; Washington, D.C.; Conn.; Maine; Md.; Mich.; and N.Y. Sister Eileen was buried in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.

  • Sister Catherine Joseph (Mary) McDonough, DC

    Sister Catherine Joseph (Mary) McDonough, DC (Dec. 29) In Albany, N.Y. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 4 at Saint Louise House, Menands, N.Y., for the daughter of the late Patrick and Katherine (O'Loughlin) McDonough, and sister of Margaret; Eileen; Anna Mullen; Barbara Flaherty; and Patricia Kelleher. During 68 years of religious life, Sister Catherine Joseph served in congregational assignments in Conn.; Md.; N.Y.; N. Car.; and, locally, at Saint Joseph, Holbrook. Sister Catherine Joseph was buried in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY.

  • John E. Amico

    John E. Amico (Jan. 10) in Canton. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 15 at Saint Theresa of Avila, West Roxbury, for the husband of Suzanne (Glennon) Amico, Canton; and father of John; Robert; Edward; and Thomas; and brother of Sister Roseann Amico, CSJ, Watertown; Angelo; Grace Bertolino; and Marguerite Pennini. Committal services were private.

  • Jean (O'Flaherty) Crossen

    Jean (O'Flaherty) Crossen (Jan. 2) in Gainesville, Ga.; Private funeral services celebrated for the wife of Edward, Gainesville, Ga.; and mother of Leslie, Plainville; Paula Lovett, Franklin; and Amy Cullinane, Wrentham; and sister of the late Father Edward O'Flaherty, SJ. Committal services for Mrs. Crossen were private.

  • Frances A. (Gianelli) McCoy

    Frances A. (Gianelli) McCoy (Dec. 29) in Groveland. Funeral Mass celebrated at Saint Patrick, Groveland, for the mother of Father Daniel P. McCoy, Saint Mary, Georgetown; Kevin; Robert; Brian; and Michael. Mrs. McCoy was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Groveland.

  • Daniel J. Souza

    Daniel J. Souza (Jan. 10) Swampscott. Private services celebrated for the brother of Sister Mary Ann Souza, Somerville; Sheila Pavlik, Concord, and Nancy Parziale, Woburn. Mr. Souza was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

  • Father William A. Barry, SJ

    Father William A. Barry, SJ (Dec. 18) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 22 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston, for the son of the late William and Katherine (McKenna) Barry and brother of Sister Mary T. Barry, RSM, and Margaret, both of Worcester; and Kathleen Voigt, Barrington, Ill. During 58 years of priestly ministry in the Society of Jesus, Father Barry served in assignments of the New England (now Jesuit Northeast USA) Province at Center for Religious Development, Cambridge; Jesuit Formation House, Boston; Jesuit Provincial Office, Boston; Provincial, Boston; and Campion Center, Weston. Father Barry was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.

  • Father Myles V. Cyr, OMI

    Father Myles V. Cyr, OMI (Dec. 24) in Tewksbury. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 29 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, Tewksbury, for the son of the late Francois and Gertrude (Chasse) Cyr and brother of the late Father Roger Cyr, OMI. During 66 years of priestly ministry, Father Cyr served in assignments of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Maine; N.H.; N.Y.; R.I.; and, locally, at Notre Dame de Lourdes (French); Saint Jean Baptiste (French), Saint Joseph the Worker Shrine; Franco-American School; and Saint Joseph Hospital; all in Lowell. Father Cyr was buried in the Oblate Cemetery, Tewksbury.

  • Father Gerald (Mervyn) Leibenguth, OSB

    Father Gerald (Mervyn) Leibenguth, OSB (Dec. 26) in Hingham. Private funeral celebrated Dec. 31 at Glastonbury Abbey, Hingham, for the son of the late Gerald and Thelma (Anderle) Leibenguth. During 48 years of priestly ministry, Father Leibenguth served in various assignments of the Benedictines, Glastonbury Abbey, Hingham. Father Leibenguth was buried in the Abbey Cemetery, Hingham.

  • Sister Patricia (Mary Patricia) Linehan, SNDdeN

    Sister Patricia (Mary Patricia) Linehan, SNDdeN (Dec. 22) in Worcester. Funeral services celebrated at Notre Dame du Lac, Worcester, for the daughter of the late Patrick and Irene (Hennessy). During 70 years of religious life, Sister Patricia served in congregational assignments in Japan; Hawaii; Worcester; and, locally, at Notre Dame, Ipswich; Saint Gregory and Saint Mark, both in Dorchester; Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Cambridge; Saint Rita, Lawrence; Julie Billiart; Christopher Columbus; and Cardinal Cushing; all in Boston. Sister Patricia was buried in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester.

  • Robert H. Powers

    Robert H. Powers (Dec. 25) in Woburn. Private funeral services celebrated for the father of Father Thomas Powers, Saint Anthony of Padua and Saint Barbara Parishes, Woburn; Brian, San Francisco, Calif.; Mary, Lynn; and Ann Gallagher, Reading. Committal services were private.